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Comedy Central
Jul 15, 2011 6:50pm PDT
into the story of what happened that day in afghanistan, may i just say, that hand is super cool. how did you... when i shook your hand, it curled around my hand with a stronger grip than i have. >> it's designed to conform to different objects that actually stops when each finger meets resistance to give you more dexterity. when i actually lost it, i thought i was going to have a hook, and i was fine with that because i lost it the way i wanted to, but they gave me this hand, and i got... it's amazing and it's getting better. >> jon: do you have one that can... let's say you're in traffic... [laughter] there's a problem. >> i use the good hand. >> jon: all right. fair enough. the story of what happened in afghanistan, it's an incredible one. would you mind if we just went through it briefly. >> sure. >> jon: you were on day mission. >> yes, sir. >> jon: and it was a raid. is that unusual to be on a day raid like that? >> for us it is unusual. >> jon: you're an army ranger. >> yeah, we don't normally do daylight raids, but the necessity to get out there and get this high value target and the
CSPAN
Jul 16, 2011 7:00pm EDT
at the borders, ports, afghanistan, iraq, police, and our departments by harnessing that american spirit so that we can become a more resilient nation. we are going to be dealing with this sort of threat for the perceivable future, for a couple of generations. you have summed it up very well. we need to confront the risk and overcome it. the executive committee in committee leaders will need to establish overarching policy for the national governors association. following that meeting, the committee will begin work to consolidate, revise, and align our policies for the priorities set by the executive committee. it is our hope that we will be but to build a consensus around key principles, like resilience, that can guide our advocacy efforts and better inform not only our federal lawmakers of the issues but do a better job of informing our citizens of the things that we can do as a free people to make our homeland more secure. the executive committee, we have agreed to allow all policies up for consideration for new policies and process, whatever that means, and we will discuss it at that ti
CSPAN
Jul 16, 2011 7:00pm EDT
territories or in afghanistan. and there's the mother apology hattie. he wrote the first book on global jihad. what the names of global jihad ways. and now it's also kind of interesting to me because there have been many, many books about 10 minutes writing writings and biographies and everything. but none of them mentioned margaret marcus amerian jameel. none of them talk about him as a father or it has been for a brother or son. marion's letters were all about his household and the way it was run. there seemed to be of benefit instead of looking at this man is this powerful political leader, which is how the academic scholars have written about him was to look at the politics of his household, which were much more complicated and unexpected than you would as soon, given his writings. i mean, miriam would be upset because his wife didn't always coming in now, wasn't always an instant purdah. she would say, why didn't you wear your veil to meet her brother and not quite she said, doesn't your husband get upset at that? she said you know, my husband is such a saint. he is so much patience for
ABC
Jul 15, 2011 6:00pm PDT
defense gold medal honored for rescuing a french helicopter crew in afghanistan last month after the french copter crashed in bad weather. the captain guided that mission. >> and a soldier from san francisco got the home coming he deserved today after all of these years. edward owe tool died in germany during world war ii and today he was welcomed home by veterans groups. vic lee attended the service. a heavy mist cast a great hall over the service. private o' tool identified through his dog tags and dental records. the newspaper set he had no surviving family members. and that struck a chord with pat. >> i read knit papers. and i thought... there is no way i'm going to let him be buried with no one here. >> she called other friends like maggie. >> when pat mentioned it at lunch i said i want to go. >> and ortelli wore the navy necklace her dad gave her mom at the end of world war ii it felt appropriate. >> friends called friends. and veterans veterans. 60 people showed up all strangers. today they were o' tool's family. this is a veteran two of wars. >> any soldier i feel close
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